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  1. M

    W202 C180 problem

    Hi all, Hope this is the right place to post. Have a w202 c180 auto here 2000. Drove it for a few days with no issues then parked it up for a month or 2. Battery was flat - charged it up and went for a drive and now it won’t move out of 1st gear reverse, neutral etc all engages but it does...
  2. H

    W202 C180 Annoying Engine Roar - cold start

    Hello, i am getting a very annoying sound while performing a cold start. I have though about a bad belt or something like that but i am not sure. Maybe you can help me with my problem. The audio file is available on Google drive via this link ...
  3. M

    W202 c200 1998 Starts then cuts out

    Car starts each time, runs for approx 5 secs then stops. So petrol getting through. Have cleaned Throttle body and observed valve moving ok with ignition. Replaced accelerator position sensor and cleaned maf. Have had car idle for over a minute at times, but as soon as accelerator depressed...
  4. J

    What oil W202 99' 70k Miles

    As title says, which oil should I use for my w202, 1999, c180 70k Miles.... Thanks in advance!
  5. A

    1998 C250TD not reaching operating temperature

    Hello all, my 1998 W202 C250TD benz at the moment (winter in the southern hemisphere) only reaches a "running temp" of around 62-65°C on the highway and when driven hard gets closer to about 70°C, but never reaching 80°C. The same is true even when it was warmer earlier this year only reaching...
  6. J

    26 and love my W202

    Hi, New to the forum. Living in Cornwall. I'm 26, have a 1999, W202, C180 nice example. Previously had a W208.
  7. P

    W202 C200sport 1999

    Hi Guys, I'm proud owner of w202, I also own an E30 cab motorsport. So I bought the w202 two weeks back, car was fine drove it for a week with no issue. As soon as I parked it for around 5 days it won't turn on. It cranks but not actually turning on, checked battery already. I believe I should...
  8. Cyber Sleep Walker

    W202 C180 (Elegance) Trim question pt2

    Hi, Wondering if anyone can tell me if the chrome running along the roof and down side of windscreen on the w202 can be removed ? and if so how ? Thanks in advance, CSW
  9. W

    Please help me someone i tried everything

    Hey guys hope your all well Ive got a C180 w202 1997 and im having a real big issue nd a very expensive one by the looks of it. Couple days ago out of nowhere my car decided it wont start anymore I have had the same problem around 2 years ago in my E230 W210 1996 and i had to scrap the car...
  10. D

    M111 2.0 engine tuning help

    Greetings, what is the best way to gain more power on M111.940 engine without going forced induction? Would 2.2 or 2.3 head fit on a 2.0 and would increasing the compression by putting thinner HG and porting the head give any gains?
  11. philharve

    W202 C-class trim/seal front wing replacing

    I have been looking around for quite some time for a replacement trim/seal/other description, for my 2000 Mercedes C230K but without success. I thought it would be a part that would be readily available and low cost but my experience has been very different. If I have to create the seal/trim/...
  12. J

    W202 C200 immobilzer & start fault

    Hello People, Need some help. :( i have a C200 w202 4 cyl petrol that wont start. There seems to be two issues. vehicle cranks but wont fire. 1.originally i had no prime or switching to the fuel pump with ignition and no spark on crank. i removed the ignition module to inspect the plug...
  13. N

    W202 c250D electric windows only work with doors or boot open.

    Hello, Hope someone can help? Windows and sunroof will only work when either doors or boot are open. I recently changed the comfort control module in the boot as I found it in a terrible state when changing the battery. Thought this would sort it but no luck. Car is a w202.125 c250d...
  14. silestanix

    List of bits to do... And a story...

    Evening all! So my W202 is back with me after a bit of a fall out with the boss of the bodyshop I used. He lied to me about my car being ready several times, was told today it'd be ready late afternoon but still wasn't ready... And he wasn't around. So the other gents peeled away from their...
  15. C

    advise needed - battery light coming on for W202 1997 C200

    Hello Mercedes Brothers & Sisters!, I have a W202 Mercedes, 1997 C200 Classic / Elegance. It's covered 200,000 miles but overall is fairly trusty. Recently the car battery light has started coming on - intermittently. Definitely more likely to happen upon "cold" - first usage of the day...
  16. silestanix

    Big Thank You to Wayne Gates MB

    Went to Wayne Gates MB on Friday morning for a routine Gearbox fluid change (44k), Jamie did the work, emptying both Box and Torque Convertor, as usual superb work. So yes, big Thanks to Terry, Jamie & Ben, they've looked after my W202 C250TD Since I bought it and have done most if not all...
  17. R

    202 Feels a bit wrong when cold

    Hi all Just bought a '98 202 C240 auto with apparently genuine 46k on the clock. It's very smooth and drives well except when starting away from cold. Where I live that involves going more or less straight up a hill, and I wouldn't expect the car to even try for 4th gear until I'm more or...
  18. silestanix

    How To Change Heater Panel bulbs in W202/w208/etc

    So I have seen many threads on this topic but no pics, so as mine needed doing again I thought I'd make a sort of how to... First, I'd recommend putting the heater controls in a uniform setting ie both vertical. You'll need a pair of mole grips and a somewhat clean cloth. Secondly,make sure you...
  19. J

    w202 starting problems

    Afternoon all, tried to start the old girl up this morning after a week of not being driven and she wouldn't start. It's almost starting but dies just before it catches. Got the rac coming out shortly to take a look but just wondering if anyone had any pointers to what this may be. The car is...
  20. C

    EPC light on my w202 1997 c220 diesel

    Hi everyone, hope you can help me out. I have had my 1997 c220 diesel for about 3 years now, the problem with it is that when I go to start it and wait until the heater light goes out the car runs extremely bad and the EPC light stays on. The car won't take a rev when the epc light is on...


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